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This side project by winemaker Françoise Roumieux, the fifth generation of winemakers at the prestigious Mayard family estate, is sourced from specific parcels in the southern Rhône valley.

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AT A GLANCE

Françoise Roumieux is the 5th generation of winemakers at the prestigious Mayard family estate in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. With the 2016 vintage Françoise has expanded the family’s efforts with a small negociant project for the Côtes du Rhône and with the 2019 vintage, the inclusion of "Le Hurlevent" Châteauneuf-du-Pape. The family puts a strong emphasis on sustainable and organic farming practices and sources from farmers with the same respect. President of Femmes Vignes Rhône, an organization that shines a light on the women working in the Rhône valley wine industry, Françoise sources through these partners whenever possible. Sustainable and organic vineyard sources.

LOCATION: Argentina > Mendoza

 

REGION: Uco Valley: Los Arboles, Altamira, San Carlos

 

WINEMAKERS: Jason Mabbett and Duncan Killiner

 

ESTATE OWNERS: Alejandro Sejanovich and Jeff Mausbach

 

FARMING: Non-certified organic farming without pesticides. Only organic fertilizer and Bordeaux mixture are used in the vineyards.

 

KEY GRAPE VARIETIES: Malbec and Pinot Noir

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THE WINES

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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Côtes-du-Rhône

"Le Hurlevent"

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